Education Secretary said he would be prepared to back future applications to expand selective schools
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Friday 12 April 2013
Detectives investigating reports of historic sexual abuse by a former teacher have widened their investigation to take in at least two other schools.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
TV weatherman Fred Talbot was arrested today by police investigating historic sex abuse allegations at a school.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
It grates when people I've never met start a conversation as if we're old friends
Sunday 17 March 2013
Sunday 10 March 2013
Education as it is organised today is a system for fitting children out to be servile adults. They are trained to serve, either in the corporation or the bureaucracy. This is called a utilitarian education, and its end purpose is a "good job". A lucky few slip through the net and, against the odds, create a somewhat more romantic arrangement for themselves: they are the self-employed – the artists, the entrepreneurs, the wanderers. But most are condemned to a life of more or less well-paid servility: at the last count, there were 25.3 million people in the UK with jobs. Sadly, this figure is on the rise.
Friday 15 February 2013
In a Sunday League game against Essex he bowled eight overs without conceding a run
Must do better: 200 secondary schools on Government 'hit list' after failing to reach target for GCSE passes
Thursday 24 January 2013
Nearly 200 secondary schools are on a Government “hit list” after failing to reach its minimum target for GCSE passes, exam league tables showed today.
Monday 21 January 2013
The X Factor breached broadcasting rules by giving excessive plugs to the hotel where the show’s finalists stayed, the broadcasting watchdog ruled.
Sunday 23 December 2012
Latin and Greek GCSEs have lost much of their "intellectual force" and should be replaced by tougher new O-level-style exams, say campaigners.
Friday 14 December 2012
Experts have found an undiscovered work?
Sunday 02 December 2012
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
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- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police